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Friday 18 August 2017

Young man (20s) seriously injured in early morning 'hit and run'

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David Raleigh

Gardai have appealed for information after a young male pedestrian was seriously injured in a suspected hit and run, in Croom, Co Limerick, this morning.

The man was discovered around 2.30am in the townland of Carhue, about a kilometre outside Croom on the Ballingarry Road.

The man, aged in his twenties, was taken to University Hospital Limerick where he is described as being in a "serious" condition.

Gardai at Newcastle West are investigating and have appealed for witnesses.

Superintendent Tom O'Connor said: "We got a report of a hit and run and a young man in his 20s has suffered serious injuries."

"We have a forensic collision investigator at the scene and we are treating it as a serious incident."

Superintendent O'Connor added: "We'd like to hear from anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the Carhue area around 2am to contact us at Newcastle West garda station."

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